Tar Heel State


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Noun1.Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United StatesTar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - a national park in Tennessee and North Carolina that includes the highest mountain in the eastern United States
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Carolina, Carolinas - the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina
Cape Fear - a cape in southeastern North Carolina extending into the Atlantic Ocean
Cape Hatteras - a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina; "frequent storms drive ships to their destruction on Cape Hatteras"
Hatteras Island - a barrier island running parallel to the North Carolina shore
capital of North Carolina, Raleigh - capital of the state of North Carolina; located in the east central part of the North Carolina
Asheville - a town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west of Charlotte
Chapel Hill - a town in central North Carolina; site of the University of North Carolina
Charlotte, Queen City - the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
Durham - a city of north central North Carolina; site of Duke University
Fayetteville - a town in south central North Carolina
Goldsboro - a town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina
Greensboro - a city of north central North Carolina
Greenville - a city in eastern North Carolina; tobacco market
Wilmington - a town in southeastern North Carolina on the Cape Fear River
Winston-Salem - a city of north central North Carolina
Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Cape Fear River - a river in North Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Fear
Pee Dee, Pee Dee River - a river that flows through central North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean
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North Carolina alone is forecast to get 9.6 trillion gallons (36 trillion liters), enough to cover the Tar Heel state to a depth of about 10 inches (25 centimeters).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least five people, including a mother and her infant, died in North Carolina as Tropical Storm Florence slowly moved from the Tar Heel State into South Carolina.
The National Weather Service reports that landslides occurred across the Tar Heel State's Blue Ridge Mountains on Tuesday.
Before moving to the Tar Heel State, the Kennas had come from London to join the Hallam Company in New York City.
By DAVID MONDAJeff Matemu cuts the image of a diasporan on the move: Upwardly mobile, middle class and cosmopolitan in the Tar Heel state of North Carolina.The "Patch" (Nairobi School) alumnus wants to become the member of the House of Representatives for the 2nd District of North Carolina.
The storm has also caused hundreds of car crashes around the Tar Heel State, Cooper said.Two people were killed in Virginia on Thursday, according to authorities.
With the national debate over North Carolina's bathroom still lingering, he was backed up by top business executives, including the heads of dozens of Fortune 500 companies, who worried that Texas could invite the same economic blows the Tar Heel State faced after passing a similar bill, including canceled corporate expansions and sports tournaments.
Everywhere we went in the Tar Heel state we inadvertently bummed out old white dudes.
Officials say the game would violate a ban on nonessential travel to the Tar Heel State. Democratic New York Gov.
According to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), the Tar Heel State harvested some 4,300 acres of snap beans, with a value of more than $6.5 million, in 2014.